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Malaysia Women Artists Association
This year 2022, the world is in the third year of the pandemic. For the past two years, museums, galleries and exhibition halls have been temporarily closed, and the trend of art production has also changed and transformed. Many online exhibitions launched with unique features helping people experiencing the cloud exhibition.
In 2021, due to the movement control order (MCO) affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we hold an online charity exhibition with theme “Where Love, Great Art Coffee Meet”. We have 28 artists took part, painted with coffee, coffee paintings to raise funds for charities. The opening ceremony was held online on the 14th May, 2021 and launched officially online by Y.Bhg Dato’ Sri Dr. Kris KS See. 58 masterpieces of coffee paintings were showcased in the exhibition. We were so fortunate that able to get the support of kind-hearted people and art lovers from all over to raise funds during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
“Bloom with Grace” Mother’s Day Charity Art Exhibition 2022 presented by Malaysian Women Artists Association is in both online and offline mode. The opening ceremony is on the 8th May , 2022 (Sunday) at Osel Clinic, Penang an the exhibition is presided over by ‘Y.Bhg Dato’ Sri Dr. Kris KS See’.
As an NGO and artist group, we are honored to have the great support from Osel Group for the organised of “Bloom with Grace” Mother’s Day Charity Art Exhibition 2022”. Especially thanks to ‘Y.Bhg Dato’ Sri Dr. Kris KS See, we’re so grateful for his support, without him, this would not have been possible.
“Bloom with Grace” Mother’s Day Charity Art Exhibition 2022 is a movement for good, 31 women artists come together to do something beyond art, by contributing talent, time and compassion to help those in need. The exhibition showcasing 42 masterpieces of the artist’s artwork that printed as poster to display in Osel Clinic from 8th May until 31st May. Buyer, collector and art lover who is interested to buy the original paintings/artworks, may contact secretariat for the arrangements, the percentage of profits will donated to charity!
The participating women artists are:
The late *Yuen Chee Ling (1950 - 2015), Ang Tin Kean, Angelina Bong, Anne Koh, Chiou Ling Chyi, Chuah Guat Yong, Cindy Tan Seok Boon,Evelyn Chen, Goh Chin Hoon, the late *Grace Choong Ai Mei, Helen Guek Yee Mei, Hoo May Chee, Irene Yap, Jane Yap, Janiz Chan, Jijah Mahfuzah, Katy Yu Guoqin, Koay Saw Jing, Lee Bee Loo, Loo Moh See, Loo Ley See, Nia Latif, Nurhayati Md Yusoff, Ng Paik San, Sheila Kho, Sally Lee Hoi Har, Siti Mariah Jackson, Tan Swee Hong, Apple Yong Seow Ping, Yoon Sook Fong and Alice Yee Yuen Chin.
We are pleased to announce the event beneficiaries are:
- THE MADAM TAN HONG MUI SCHOLARSHIP (AN INITIATIVE FROM OSEL GROUP)
- RAMRO CHA COFFEE PROJECT
We believe that movement for good is to create a loving and caring society.
As the saying goes. “Some fragrance always lingers in the hand that gives roses...” means helping others will benefit yourself as well.
We sincerely invite people from all walks of life to come and watch the (online and offline) “Blooming with Grace” Mother’s Day Charity Art Exhibition 2022.
Wishing you a fabulous Mother’s Day!
Thank you for love and support!
Yoon Sook Fong